Cleaning and Removing Rust: Restoring Vintage Sewing Ma...

In this post, I’ll walk you through the process of removing rust from your vintage sewing machine in order to clean and restore it. If there’s rust on it, you don’t want to risk having Keep Reading

40+ Free Sewing Books: Vintage and Antique Sewing Refer...

In this post, I’ll go over how to find free vintage sewing books. There are a lot of vintage and antique books that are in the public domain and they span topics from sewing, dressmaking, Keep Reading

Resources for Restoring Vintage Sewing Machines

I’ve written a few posts about restoring vintage sewing machines, which have proved to be fairly popular. In this post, I’ll list all of the resources related to restoring vintage sewing machines that I’ve found Keep Reading

Singer 281-1 Restoration: Cleaning, Adjusting, and Repl...

In this post, I’ll show you how to restore a vintage Singer 281-1 industrial sewing machine. These sewing machines were often used in factories, and there are a lot of them still in circulation. They Keep Reading

Betsy Ross Vintage Toy Sewing Machine Guide

Previously, I’ve posted about my vintage sewing machine collection, and recently I expended it by adding two vintage toy sewing machines. They look identical, but they’re different brands. One is the iconic and popular Betsy Keep Reading

White Rotary Sewing Machine: What Needle to Use

In this post, I’m going to cover some of the issues encountered when you find a cool vintage sewing machine, but you’re not sure what parts it takes. Specifically, I’m going to delve into White Rotary Keep Reading